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Very much the iconic view of Pompeii and although only part is standing it has a real presence at the end of the forum showing its importance in the life of the people. Make sure you get a photo of the temple ruins with Vesuvius...More
Situated at the north end of the forum, built in the 2nd century BC as Pompeii's main temple and intended to dominate the forum. It is in a very ruinous state as it was largely destroyed in the massive earthquake of 62AD and was still...More
I came down from Naples for the day to see the ruins. I spent about 3 hours in there walking around (bring water). I really enjoyed looking through the whole area. There are really well preserved homes and stores etc, that really give an insight...More
The Romans were no fools. They built the temple with Vesuvius right behind it. It’s an amazing site. Things are I very good shape and there is a lot of the temple left to see. I was surprised by the size. It’s really awesome.